We just got back from two nights at the Black Walnut Inn to celebrate our 1st anniversary. We thought we were getting a secluded luxury cabin by the bay, which is what was advertised.
To our surprise, the "luxury cabin" was a single wide trailer with wood paneling. The screens on the porch were ripped, the place was dirty, the refrigerator was disgusting and the vinyl flooring in the bathroom was buckling. Last night brought a cold snap, but the heating did not work well so the night was long and cold.
Here is the best part ... we came back yesterday from the oyster fest in St. Michaels and the room had not been touched, no clean towels or anything. I asked when the room was going to be made up and the answer I got was "people don't usually want it and I forgot to ask". Really?! I have traveled many years and this is the first time I have enountered a place that does not make your room up or bring clean towels. Even the flea bag motels make up the room.
For the $249/night that we paid, we expected much much more. I give this B&B a -4 rating. The views however are a 5 so the total experience is a 1!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Black Walnut Point Inn is located at the end of Tilghman Island on 57 acres of a waterfront wildlife sanctuary. Our own six-acre island at the end of the point, you can watch the sunrise over the Choptank River and set over the Chesapeake Bay. Both the 1840s house and private luxury cabins are open year-round, and every accommodation has endless water views and private baths. Enjoy the pool, hot tub, bird watching, fishing or just relaxing with a good book. If you enjoy nature or need a private retreat, come to the Black Walnut Point Inn - the secret place of peace. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Black Walnut Point Hotel Tilghman